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In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.

In ‘Parting Practice,’ greeting death with ritual and humor

Author-performer Lindsay Tunkl's unique workshops invite participants to explore their fears of death, dying, and haunting.

Sisters tell stories of undocumented Filipina caregivers in ‘Chasing Papeles’

At Bindlestiff Studio, Andrea Almario's play (directed with her sister Aureen) offers a unique perspective of the immigrant experience.

South Asian film fest 3rd i looks anew at a changing region

From director Indu Krishnan's tech-transformed Bangalore to musical life near Myanmar, the 16th annual event offers timely connections.

Post-human radical inclusivity, center-stage in ‘Beyond Gravity’

Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.

From uproarious meme to poignant play (with salad)

Sheila Callaghan talks gender roles, cultural rage, and her 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad' at Shotgun Players.

Pucks to plays: Former hockey pro brings drama to Magic Theatre

As 'The Resting Place' opens, playwright Ashlin Halfnight compares the teamwork of contact sports to the stage.

Chekhov, with some curveballs, in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

Actors aloft, hanging mics, and George Saulnier as a funny Uncle in the latest reimagining of the classic play

Transgender rights battle continues, on Trump’s rocky ground

Transgender Law Center's Kris Hayashi speaks about continued challenges and recent triumphs at Berkeley's 'Uncharted' ideas fest.

Power, corruption, and lust: A timely ‘Tosca’ at SF Opera

Bread and Puppet Theater veteran Shawna Lucey drew on years in Russia to direct latest staging of Puccini classic.